Ajax will host Utrecht at the Johan Cruyff Arena in Amsterdam on the Matchday 8 of the 2021-22 Eredivisie season today, October 3, 2021, at 8:30 AM (ET). Here, you will find everything there is to know about this Dutch league soccer match, such as predictions, odds, storylines, and how to watch the game online.
This will be their jubilee 50th overall meeting. There are no surprises here as Ajax are the firm favorites in head-to-head clashes, having celebrated a victory on 24 occasions so far; Utrecht have grabbed a triumph 16 times to this day, and the remaining nine matches have ended in a draw.
Their most recent game was played on April 22, 2021, when the game ended in a disappointing 1-1 draw at the Johan Cruyff Arena in the 2020/21 Eredivise season. It promises to be an even more exciting clash as they meet for the first time in the new 2021/2022 Eredivisie season.
Ajax vs Utrecht: Match Information
Date: Sunday, October 3, 2021
Time: 8:30 AM (ET)
Location: Johan Cruyff Arena, Amsterdam
Ajax vs Utrecht: Times by State in the US
ET: 8:30 AM
CT: 7:30 AM
MT: 6:30 AM
PT: 5:30 AM
Ajax vs Utrecht: Storylines
Ajax have been unbeaten in the new Eredivisie season. In their last four fixtures, they have grabbed five consecutive triumphs (WWWWW). Meanwhile, Utrecht have been off to a great start, as they have managed three victories, only to lose once and draw once in the last five matches (WLDWW).
De Godenzonen currently sit on top of the Eredivisie with 19 points in seven matches so far. On the other hand, the Cupfighters are placed four positions below them, in fifth place on the Eredivisie table with 14 points won in seven games in the 2021-22 season.
These opponents have a long history of clashes as their first one dates back to November 21, 1999, when the Amsterdam outfit grabbed a comfortable 2-0 win at home in the 1999/00 Eredivise season. Thanks to this exciting clash, we will see if either of the two clubs will go home with the three points in Round 8.
How To Watch Or Stream Live Free Ajax vs Utrecht in the U.S.
The 2021-22 Eredivisie Round 8 game between Ajax and Utrecht, to be played today, at the Johan Cruyff Arena in Amsterdam, will be broadcasted on ESPN+ in the United States.
Ajax vs Utrecht: Predictions And Odds
The odds are heavily in favor of Ajax. FanDuel see them as the absolute favorites and thus, they have given them -700 odds to continue their defeatless run. The away side Utrecht have a whopping +1100 odds to cause an upset in the eighth round, while a tie would result in an equally impressive +600 payout.
* Odds by FanDuel